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Indigenous peoples' struggles and resistance | Sep 21 2016 | Victoria Fenner | Building solidarity for land, self-determination and justice.
Photo: Toms Baugis/flickr
Ten things to know about Canada's national housing strategy consultations | Sep 20 2016 | Nick Falvo | Canada's federal government has begun national consultations on the development of a "national housing strategy." The government is expected to release a report Nov. 22, which is National Housing Day.
Fifth annual Downtown Eastside powwow shifts focus to future generations | Sep 19 2016 | Megan Devlin | Organizers this year emphasized that simply bringing people together is a form of resistance.
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Ecuadorians in Toronto court to seek justice from Chevron | Sep 15 2016 | Rachel Small | "We want justice. We want to repair the damage this company has caused in our country. We will not allow this case to move forward with impunity."
The words of truth and reconciliation need to be put into action | Sep 15 2016 | Christine Smith (McFarlane) | New collection "In This Together: Fifteen Stories of Truth and Reconciliation" describes what reconciliation can mean to the individual. But are words enough? Our reviewer says it's time for action.
Photo: Sophia Reuss
Indigenous resistance grows as Standing Rock solidarity actions continue | Sep 14 2016 | Sophia Reuss | Yesterday, the National Day of Action against the North Dakota Access Pipeline saw thousands of people in support, including nearly 100 demonstrators in the Toronto solidarity action.
Rolling Justice Bus against Site C Dam. Photo by Deirdre Kelly.
Site C legal challenge on UNDRIP anniversary shows Indigenous rights are a long ways away | Sep 13 2016 | Katy Quinn | Nine years ago today, the United Nations took an important step towards reconciliation with Indigenous peoples. Where is Canada today on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples?
Stupidity Insurance: NEB In Depth
Stupidity insurance: NEB in depth | Sep 13 2016 | Daryn Caister | We dig into the ongoing National Energy Board scandals, with skepticism about their independence and unbiased perspective. Also Dakota Access Pipeline protest updates and more...
Photo by UnicornRiot.Ninja via Prachatai/flickr
Indigenous land defenders face down bulldozers to block Dakota Access pipeline | Sep 11 2016 | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | A petroleum pipeline, called the Dakota Access pipeline, is being built, threatening the Missouri River. A movement has grown to block the pipeline, led by Native American tribes.
'We Can't Make the Same Mistake Twice' highlights lack of services for Indigenous children living on reserve | Sep 11 2016 | Doreen Nicoll | Alanis Obomsawin's new film, screening at TIFF this week, follows Cindy Blackstock's nine-year battle to improve services for Indigenous children.
Photo: Mita Hans
Standing up for Standing Rock rally focuses attention on Indigenous resistance | Sep 9 2016 | Sophia Reuss | Indigenous youth and elders protested the Dakota Access Pipeline outside of the U.S. consulate in Toronto yesterday, emphasizing the importance of cross-border solidarity.
Think you know the price of oil? Think again.
Think you know the price of oil? Think again. | Sep 6 2016 | Daryn Caister | The Green Majority Radio team discusses the shocking disconnect between Liberal rhetoric and action on climate both on the federal and provincial levels.

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Radical solution to indigenous language revitalization? Maysie said... I have never heard of a project to reclaim Aboriginal languages that wasn't also connected to...
Georgia Straight alleges VANOC CEO John Furlong abused Aboriginal high school students Catchfire said... CBC confirms many details of the Straight's story, despite Furlong's "categorical" denial. in
Colonial courts attack Barriere Lake's sovereignty NDPP said... Barriere Lake Algonquins Threatened with Arrest http://ipsmo.wordpress.com/2012/07/10/barriere-lake...
Káteri Tekahkwí:the 6079_Smith_W said... There is a very beautiful sculpture of her in front of the St. Francis of Assizi Church in Santa Fe...
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Youth For Christ open centre in WInnipeg 6079_Smith_W said... I suppose the only consolation is that they have set up their dirty little business kittycorner...
Attawapiskat Nightmare 3 Slumberjack said... From the last news link previous thread; it's surprising the media has taken this long to put...
Attawapiskat Nightmare milo204 said... same thing happened here in manitoba this spring with the massive floods.  The province was...
2011 Sisters In Spirit Vigil Maysie said... Thanks Rebecca. The Toronto event isn't listed. Here's the info, I'll be there. Facebook link to...
Letter from Walk4Justice Maysie said... Quote: Good day friends, allies and supporters, Walk4Justice is preparing for their four-year...

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